Technical Corrections to the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, 5674 [2018-02564]

Download as PDF 5674 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 27 / Thursday, February 8, 2018 / Notices Robert Wing, Acting Director, Office of Environmental Quality and Transboundary Issues, Department of State. established increases in duties and a tariff-rate quota known as the safeguard measure, pursuant to section 203 of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended (19 U.S.C. 2253), on imports of large residential washers and covered parts described in paragraph 5 of that Proclamation. Effective with respect to goods entered or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption, on or after 12:01 a.m., eastern standard time, on February 7, 2018, Proclamation 9694 modifies the HTS to provide for increased duties and a tariff-rate quota. The Annex to the Proclamation contained technical errors and omissions. This notice correct those errors and omissions to provide the intended tariff treatment. In particular, the notice corrects an error regarding the description of covered washer parts included in the application of the safeguard measure, as provided in paragraph 5 of Proclamation 9694. [FR Doc. 2018–02490 Filed 2–7–18; 8:45 am] 2. Technical Corrections Please include your full name and any organization or group you represent. In preparing comments, submitters are encouraged to refer to: • Chapter 18 of the PTPA, including Annex 18.3.4, https://ustr.gov/tradeagreements/free-trade-agreements/perutpa/final-text, • the Final Environmental Review of the PTPA, https://ustr.gov/sites/default/ files/uploads/factsheets/ Trade%20Topics/environment/ Environmental%20Review%20FINAL %2020071101.pdf, and • the ECA, http://www.state.gov/e/ oes/eqt/trade/peru/81638.htm. These and other useful documents are available at: http://www.ustr.gov/tradeagreements/free-trade-agreements/perutpa and at http://www.state.gov/e/oes/ eqt/trade/peru/index.htm. BILLING CODE 4710–09–P OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES TRADE REPRESENTATIVE Technical Corrections to the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States Office of the United States Trade Representative. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The United States Trade Representative is making technical modifications to subchapter III of chapter 99 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS) to correct errors and omissions in the Annex to a Presidential Proclamation issued on January 23, 2018, concerning imports of large residential washers and covered parts. DATES: The modifications and corrections are effective with respect to articles entered or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption, on or after the dates set forth in each item in the annex to this notice. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Victor Mroczka, Office of WTO and Multilateral Affairs, at vmroczka@ ustr.eop.gov or 202–395–9450 or Juli Schwartz, Office of General Counsel, at juli_c_schwartz@ustr.eop.gov or 202– 395–3150. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: 1. Background On January 23, 2018, Presidential Proclamation 9694 (83 FR 3553) VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:18 Feb 07, 2018 Jkt 244001 Presidential Proclamation 6969 of January 27, 1997 (62 FR 4415), authorizes the United States Trade Representative to exercise the authority provided to the President under section 604 of the Trade Act (19 U.S.C. 2483) to embody rectifications, technical or conforming changes, or similar modifications in the HTS. Pursuant to this delegated authority, the United States Trade Representative is making the following changes to the HTS with respect to goods entered or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption, on or after the dates set forth below. Annex Effective with respect to articles entered or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption, on or after 12:01 a.m., eastern standard time, on February 7, 2018, U.S. Note 17(f) to subchapter III of chapter 99 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States is modified: (1) By deleting the phrase ‘‘, the foregoing which incorporate, at a minimum, (A) a side wrapper, (B) a base and (C) a drive hub’’ in subdivision (1); (2) by deleting the word ‘‘and’’ at the end of subdivision (2); (3) by renumbering subdivision (3) as subdivision (4); and (4) by inserting the following new subdivision (3) in numerical order: ‘‘(3) all assembled baskets provided for in subheading 8450.90.60 and designed for use in the washing machines defined in subdivision (c) of this note, which PO 00000 Frm 00072 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 incorporate, at a minimum: (A) a side wrapper, (B) a base and (C) a drive hub; and’’. Jamieson Greer, Chief of Staff, Office of the United States Trade Representative. 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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 27 (Thursday, February 8, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Page 5674]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-02564]


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OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES TRADE REPRESENTATIVE


Technical Corrections to the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the 
United States

AGENCY: Office of the United States Trade Representative.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The United States Trade Representative is making technical 
modifications to subchapter III of chapter 99 of the Harmonized Tariff 
Schedule of the United States (HTS) to correct errors and omissions in 
the Annex to a Presidential Proclamation issued on January 23, 2018, 
concerning imports of large residential washers and covered parts.

DATES: The modifications and corrections are effective with respect to 
articles entered or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption, on or 
after the dates set forth in each item in the annex to this notice.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Victor Mroczka, Office of WTO and 
Multilateral Affairs, at [email protected] or 202-395-9450 or Juli 
Schwartz, Office of General Counsel, at [email protected] or 
202-395-3150.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

1. Background

    On January 23, 2018, Presidential Proclamation 9694 (83 FR 3553) 
established increases in duties and a tariff-rate quota known as the 
safeguard measure, pursuant to section 203 of the Trade Act of 1974, as 
amended (19 U.S.C. 2253), on imports of large residential washers and 
covered parts described in paragraph 5 of that Proclamation. Effective 
with respect to goods entered or withdrawn from warehouse for 
consumption, on or after 12:01 a.m., eastern standard time, on February 
7, 2018, Proclamation 9694 modifies the HTS to provide for increased 
duties and a tariff-rate quota. The Annex to the Proclamation contained 
technical errors and omissions. This notice correct those errors and 
omissions to provide the intended tariff treatment. In particular, the 
notice corrects an error regarding the description of covered washer 
parts included in the application of the safeguard measure, as provided 
in paragraph 5 of Proclamation 9694.

2. Technical Corrections

    Presidential Proclamation 6969 of January 27, 1997 (62 FR 4415), 
authorizes the United States Trade Representative to exercise the 
authority provided to the President under section 604 of the Trade Act 
(19 U.S.C. 2483) to embody rectifications, technical or conforming 
changes, or similar modifications in the HTS. Pursuant to this 
delegated authority, the United States Trade Representative is making 
the following changes to the HTS with respect to goods entered or 
withdrawn from warehouse for consumption, on or after the dates set 
forth below.

Annex

    Effective with respect to articles entered or withdrawn from 
warehouse for consumption, on or after 12:01 a.m., eastern standard 
time, on February 7, 2018, U.S. Note 17(f) to subchapter III of chapter 
99 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States is modified:

    (1) By deleting the phrase ``, the foregoing which incorporate, 
at a minimum, (A) a side wrapper, (B) a base and (C) a drive hub'' 
in subdivision (1);
    (2) by deleting the word ``and'' at the end of subdivision (2);
    (3) by renumbering subdivision (3) as subdivision (4); and
    (4) by inserting the following new subdivision (3) in numerical 
order:
    ``(3) all assembled baskets provided for in subheading 
8450.90.60 and designed for use in the washing machines defined in 
subdivision (c) of this note, which incorporate, at a minimum: (A) a 
side wrapper, (B) a base and (C) a drive hub; and''.

Jamieson Greer,
Chief of Staff, Office of the United States Trade Representative.
[FR Doc. 2018-02564 Filed 2-7-18; 8:45 am]
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